The truck driver pulled up where he shouldn’t. His truck first damaged the railing of the bridge and then slipped into the river. According to the police, the man probably wanted to avoid the queue of trucks to the border crossing with Belarus. He was fined.
The report about the incident in Nowosiółki (Lubelskie Province) was received by the police on Friday evening. – According to the findings of the policemen, the driver of the vehicle team – probably wanting to avoid the queue of lorries – left the commune road and then the bridge over the river – reports Commander Barbara Salczyńska-Pyrchla, spokesman for the Municipal Police Headquarters in Biała Podlaska. And he adds that the truck driver broke the regulations in force in this place. – We are talking about an entry ban for this category of vehicles – explains the policewoman.
First he damaged the bridge railing, then he slipped down to the river
The vehicle first damaged the bridge railing and then slipped into the river. A citizen of Belarus sat behind the wheel of a truck. He was sober. According to Salczyńska-Pyrchla, the man was fined.
As local residents admit, truck drivers choose this route to avoid the queue of trucks to the border crossing with Belarus. – This is a local road, I noticed such a case while driving this way after Christmas, but that driver realized in time and managed to withdraw – said one of the drivers.
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